IN PHOTOS: Reliving a Medieval Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

Dressed-up history enthusiasts march through the Judean Desert to relive the experiences of medieval pilgrims who traveled to Jerusalem, at a historical fortress near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank.

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A history enthusiast dressed in a costume helps to erect a tent at a campsite during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, at a historical fortress near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem, March 10, 2016.
A history enthusiast dressed in a costume helps to erect a tent at a campsite during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, March 10, 2016.Credit: Reuters
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, on March 11, 2016.Credit: AFP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and Jericho, March 11, 2016.Credit: AP
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, on March 11, 2016. Credit: AFP
Israeli enthusiasts rest in the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts rest in the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho, on March 11, 2016.Credit: AFP
Israeli enthusiasts arrive at the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts arrive at the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho, on March 11, 2016. Credit: AFP
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, on March 11, 2016.Credit: AFP
History enthusiasts dressed in costumes rest after a march during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, at a historical fortress near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem, March 11, 2016.
History enthusiasts dressed in costumes rest after a march during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, March 11, 2016. Credit: Reuters
A young Israeli girl plays during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, at a historical fortress near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem, March 10, 2016.
A young Israeli girl plays during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, March 10, 2016.Credit: Reuters
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the natural spring in Ein Fawwar, near the West Bank city of Jericho, as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho, on March 11, 2016. Credit: AFP
History enthusiasts dressed in costumes sit next to a table during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, at a historical fortress near the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim in the West Bank, east of Jerusalem, March 11, 2016.
History enthusiasts dressed in costumes sit next to a table during an event to relive the experiences of pilgrims who travelled to Jerusalem during medieval times, March 11, 2016.Credit: Reuters
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk on March 11, 2016 between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, as part of an event to re-enact the Curaders' journey.
Israeli enthusiasts walk in the Jordan valley near Jericho as they take part in a three day walk between the West Bank city of Jericho and Jerusalem, on March 11, 2016.Credit: AFP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and Jericho, March 11, 2016.Credit: AP
In this Thursday, March 10, 2016 photo, an Israeli girl, the daughter of a knights club member, a historical reenactment group, wears a medieval costume before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
An Israeli girl, the daughter of a knights club member, a historical reenactment group, wears a medieval costume before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert, March 10, 2016. Credit: AP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, Israeli members of knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes and drink wine at their camp after marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
Israeli members of knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes and drink wine at their camp after marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert, March 11, 2016. Credit: AP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, an Israeli member of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, takes a break during a 10 kilometers march at the natural spring in Ein Fawwar at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
An Israeli member of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, takes a break during a 10 kilometers march at the natural spring in Ein Fawwar at the Judaea desert, March 11, 2016.Credit: AP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, Israeli members of knights club, a historical reenactment group, wearing medieval costumes, prepare at their camp before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
Israeli members of knights club, a historical reenactment group, wearing medieval costumes, prepare at their camp before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert, March 11, 2016.Credit: AP
In this Friday, March 11, 2016 photo, Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they prepare at their camp to march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century. Balilty)
Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they prepare at their camp to march 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert, March 11, 2016.Credit: AP
In this Thursday, March 10, 2016 photo, Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they build their camp before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert between Jerusalem and the West Bank town of Jericho. Some 20 history buffs took part in the three day experience reliving medieval life between the 12th and 14th century.
Israeli members of a knights club, a historical reenactment group, wear medieval costumes as they build their camp before marching 10 kilometers at the Judaea desert, March 10, 2016.Credit: AP

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